|By PR Newswire||
|February 14, 2013 10:05 AM EST||
NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NetCom Learning, the leader in IT and business training, announces it is moving to increase its business in the Washington, DC area where the company has one of its major offices located in nearby Arlington, Virginia. The push to increase business is part of the company's commitment to achieve ten percent of the $24 billion technical learning industry in the next twenty years. In 2012, NetCom Learning surpassed goals for sales and class registrations concluding one of the company's best years in history. To continue the forward movement in the DC area, NetCom Learning hired a new top sales executive from one of the largest training companies with a history of bringing in revenue of between 1.5 to 2.5 million annually. Between growth in the number of classes, continued marketing efforts and the new sales leadership, NetCom Learning is projecting a 100% growth in revenue by the 1st quarter of 2014 for the Washington, DC business including individuals, corporations, and government agencies. Spotlighting the company, NetCom Learning has also been hosting a variety of live events in major cities across the nation including the Washington, DC area.
"NetCom Learning is committed to forward growth both in our business and in our push to increase the level of lifelong learning across the United States including the Washington, DC metro area," said Russell Sarder, CEO of NetCom Learning.
"Our company has the right people and the right mission to help people achieve their professional goals and get good paying jobs and help organizations meet their needs in the face of a continuing skills gap in information technology," said Sarder.
Washington, DC Metro Area
NetCom Learning has made a major investment in their Washington, DC metro area business. To increase the revenue of a growing business concern, the addition of an experienced top sales executive with a strong sales background for the Washington, DC business will add to the projections for high sales. The Arlington, Virginia office currently offers more than 1,000 courses from twenty vendor partners. NetCom Learning is committed to expanding their learning business through the launching of new products, the addition of new vendors, new locations and learning solutions.
Network and IT security is especially important in the nation's capital with IBM, Lockheed Martin, and top government and military agencies. NetCom Learning is a platinum authorized partner with CompTIA which provides vendor neutral IT certifications in IT security including Security+ which is an industry certification standard. NetCom Learning has also been recognized by the EC-Council as authorized training center and received the EC-Council Circle of Excellence Award. NetCom Learning offers training in IT security including preparation for CompTIA security certifications and the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), the Computer Hacker Forensic Investigator (CHFI).
Department of Defense Directive 8570
The Department of Defense (DoD) has set an aggressive timetable to have its entire Information Assurance (IA) workforce fully certified in appropriate information technology applications. The department must rely on its workforce to protect the vital information, and information systems and infrastructure to keep them current and secure. The DOD directive affects any military service personnel, defense contractors, or civilian or foreign employees who have privileged access to DOD systems.
NetCom Learning has a variety of training options for both technical and management levels to meet the DOD requirements. Training options include hands on training onsite or at a NetCom Learning center, accelerated learning and intensive certification boot camps. NetCom Learning classes include coursework to meet computing environment level requirements and other IT certification requirements. In addition, NetCom Learning offers special pricing and learning solutions specific to the US Military. NetCom Learning has years of experience in training government and military personnel and offers special government learning discount programs including a special pricing program, training vouchers packs, and a training savings pass program to optimize taxpayer dollars. Training discounts include deep discounts for training boot camps in addition to other courses.
Microsoft Event Series
NetCom Learning has been sponsoring complimentary seminar events as part of the "What's New in Microsoft Technologies". All day events have taken place in the Washington, DC area and New York and new events are scheduled through 2013 in New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. These well attended seminars attended by IT professionals, IT executives and decision makers from Fortune 500 companies such as IBM, HP, Siemens, Dell, AT&T, General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin, and top governmental agencies have focused on the latest Microsoft technologies such as Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8. The events are open to any individual or organization interested in learning about how the new Microsoft products and product enhancements can improve their skills, increase productivity and grow a business. IT professionals can also find information about new Microsoft IT certifications and upcoming courses. Speakers at the events in the Northeast have included Learning NetCom Technical trainers such as Victor Utz and Neil Masih. In addition, NetCom Learning has been proud to include IT specialists and executives from Microsoft who have also provided presentations at the technology events including Paul Schenkel, Sales Manager, Partner Hosting & Cloud Services, Alison Cunard, General Manager of Sales & Marketing for Microsoft Learning and Jose Soto, expert in Microsoft devices.
Awards and Recognition
NetCom Learning was chosen as Microsoft's Learning Partner of the Year from a pool of 1400 training companies. The company has also won training awards and recognition from CompTIA, the EC-Council and other vendors. NetCom Information Technology is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Learning Solutions (CPLS). CPLS is the premier training channel and delivery mechanism for Microsoft Dynamics training content. Microsoft recognized our commitment and ability to deliver high-quality learning services using a consultative engagement model. Only Microsoft Certified Trainers are used in NetCom Learning Microsoft classes.
NetCom Learning was named to the 2012 Top 20 IT Training Companies by TrainingIndustry.com and was named "Company of the Year" by the American Business Awards. The company also received a Bronze Stevie Award from the American Business Awards for its proprietary Learning CMS, and CEO Russell Sarder was honored as Executive of the Year by the same organization.
For more information about NetCom Learning, visit netcomlearning.com
About NetCom Learning
NetCom Learning is an innovative leader in IT, business and executive training to companies, individuals, and government agencies. Since its inception in 1998, NetCom Learning has trained over 80 percent of the Fortune 100, serviced over 45,500 business customers, and advanced the skills of more than 71,000 professionals through hands-on, expert-led training, with the organization maintaining an average instructor evaluation score of 8.6 out of 9. NetCom Learning was recognized by Microsoft Corporation as its Worldwide Training Partner of the Year and named thrice to Inc. Magazine's list of fastest growing private companies in America. The organization was also recently named to the 2012 Top 20 IT Training Companies by TrainingIndustry.com and was named "Company of the Year" by the American Business Awards.
The purpose of NetCom Learning is to promote the values of lifelong learning.
SOURCE NetCom Learning
In the consumer IoT, everything is new, and the IT world of bits and bytes holds sway. But industrial and commercial realms encompass operational technology (OT) that has been around for 25 or 50 years. This grittier, pre-IP, more hands-on world has much to gain from Industrial IoT (IIoT) applications and principles. But adding sensors and wireless connectivity won’t work in environments that demand unwavering reliability and performance. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Ron Sege, CEO of Echelon, will discuss how as enterprise IT embraces other IoT-related technology trends, enterprises with i...
Mar. 6, 2015 09:00 AM EST Reads: 2,486
When it comes to the Internet of Things, hooking up will get you only so far. If you want customers to commit, you need to go beyond simply connecting products. You need to use the devices themselves to transform how you engage with every customer and how you manage the entire product lifecycle. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Sean Lorenz, Technical Product Manager for Xively at LogMeIn, will show how “product relationship management” can help you leverage your connected devices and the data they generate about customer usage and product performance to deliver extremely compelling and reliabl...
Mar. 6, 2015 09:00 AM EST Reads: 1,573
The Internet of Things (IoT) is causing data centers to become radically decentralized and atomized within a new paradigm known as “fog computing.” To support IoT applications, such as connected cars and smart grids, data centers' core functions will be decentralized out to the network's edges and endpoints (aka “fogs”). As this trend takes hold, Big Data analytics platforms will focus on high-volume log analysis (aka “logs”) and rely heavily on cognitive-computing algorithms (aka “cogs”) to make sense of it all.
Mar. 6, 2015 09:00 AM EST Reads: 1,365
With several hundred implementations of IoT-enabled solutions in the past 12 months alone, this session will focus on experience over the art of the possible. Many can only imagine the most advanced telematics platform ever deployed, supporting millions of customers, producing tens of thousands events or GBs per trip, and hundreds of TBs per month. With the ability to support a billion sensor events per second, over 30PB of warm data for analytics, and hundreds of PBs for an data analytics archive, in his session at @ThingsExpo, Jim Kaskade, Vice President and General Manager, Big Data & Ana...
Mar. 6, 2015 09:00 AM EST Reads: 1,470
CommVault has announced that top industry technology visionaries have joined its leadership team. The addition of leaders from companies such as Oracle, SAP, Microsoft, Cisco, PwC and EMC signals the continuation of CommVault Next, the company's business transformation for sales, go-to-market strategies, pricing and packaging and technology innovation. The company also announced that it had realigned its structure to create business units to more directly match how customers evaluate, deploy, operate, and purchase technology.
Mar. 6, 2015 09:00 AM EST Reads: 801
One of the biggest impacts of the Internet of Things is and will continue to be on data; specifically data volume, management and usage. Companies are scrambling to adapt to this new and unpredictable data reality with legacy infrastructure that cannot handle the speed and volume of data. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Don DeLoach, CEO and president of Infobright, will discuss how companies need to rethink their data infrastructure to participate in the IoT, including: Data storage: Understanding the kinds of data: structured, unstructured, big/small? Analytics: What kinds and how responsiv...
Mar. 6, 2015 05:00 AM EST Reads: 2,803
Since 2008 and for the first time in history, more than half of humans live in urban areas, urging cities to become “smart.” Today, cities can leverage the wide availability of smartphones combined with new technologies such as Beacons or NFC to connect their urban furniture and environment to create citizen-first services that improve transportation, way-finding and information delivery. In her session at @ThingsExpo, Laetitia Gazel-Anthoine, CEO of Connecthings, will focus on successful use cases.
Mar. 6, 2015 04:00 AM EST Reads: 3,080
The Workspace-as-a-Service (WaaS) market will grow to $6.4B by 2018. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Seth Bostock, CEO of IndependenceIT, will begin by walking the audience through the evolution of Workspace as-a-Service, where it is now vs. where it going. To look beyond the desktop we must understand exactly what WaaS is, who the users are, and where it is going in the future. IT departments, ISVs and service providers must look to workflow and automation capabilities to adapt to growing demand and the rapidly changing workspace model.
Mar. 6, 2015 04:00 AM EST Reads: 1,239
Sensor-enabled things are becoming more commonplace, precursors to a larger and more complex framework that most consider the ultimate promise of the IoT: things connecting, interacting, sharing, storing, and over time perhaps learning and predicting based on habits, behaviors, location, preferences, purchases and more. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Tom Wesselman, Director of Communications Ecosystem Architecture at Plantronics, will examine the still nascent IoT as it is coalescing, including what it is today, what it might ultimately be, the role of wearable tech, and technology gaps stil...
Mar. 6, 2015 03:30 AM EST Reads: 2,837
Almost everyone sees the potential of Internet of Things but how can businesses truly unlock that potential. The key will be in the ability to discover business insight in the midst of an ocean of Big Data generated from billions of embedded devices via Systems of Discover. Businesses will also need to ensure that they can sustain that insight by leveraging the cloud for global reach, scale and elasticity.
Mar. 6, 2015 03:15 AM EST Reads: 4,738
The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to evolve the way the world does business; however, understanding how to apply it to your company can be a mystery. Most people struggle with understanding the potential business uses or tend to get caught up in the technology, resulting in solutions that fail to meet even minimum business goals. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jesse Shiah, CEO / President / Co-Founder of AgilePoint Inc., showed what is needed to leverage the IoT to transform your business. He discussed opportunities and challenges ahead for the IoT from a market and technical point of vie...
Mar. 6, 2015 02:45 AM EST Reads: 4,091
IoT is still a vague buzzword for many people. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mike Kavis, Vice President & Principal Cloud Architect at Cloud Technology Partners, discussed the business value of IoT that goes far beyond the general public's perception that IoT is all about wearables and home consumer services. He also discussed how IoT is perceived by investors and how venture capitalist access this space. Other topics discussed were barriers to success, what is new, what is old, and what the future may hold. Mike Kavis is Vice President & Principal Cloud Architect at Cloud Technology Pa...
Mar. 6, 2015 02:30 AM EST Reads: 4,757
Hadoop as a Service (as offered by handful of niche vendors now) is a cloud computing solution that makes medium and large-scale data processing accessible, easy, fast and inexpensive. In his session at Big Data Expo, Kumar Ramamurthy, Vice President and Chief Technologist, EIM & Big Data, at Virtusa, will discuss how this is achieved by eliminating the operational challenges of running Hadoop, so one can focus on business growth. The fragmented Hadoop distribution world and various PaaS solutions that provide a Hadoop flavor either make choices for customers very flexible in the name of opti...
Mar. 6, 2015 02:30 AM EST Reads: 1,335
The true value of the Internet of Things (IoT) lies not just in the data, but through the services that protect the data, perform the analysis and present findings in a usable way. With many IoT elements rooted in traditional IT components, Big Data and IoT isn’t just a play for enterprise. In fact, the IoT presents SMBs with the prospect of launching entirely new activities and exploring innovative areas. CompTIA research identifies several areas where IoT is expected to have the greatest impact.
Mar. 6, 2015 02:00 AM EST Reads: 3,176
Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) are increasing at an unprecedented rate. The threat landscape of today is drastically different than just a few years ago. Attacks are much more organized and sophisticated. They are harder to detect and even harder to anticipate. In the foreseeable future it's going to get a whole lot harder. Everything you know today will change. Keeping up with this changing landscape is already a daunting task. Your organization needs to use the latest tools, methods and expertise to guard against those threats. But will that be enough? In the foreseeable future attacks w...
Mar. 6, 2015 01:30 AM EST Reads: 3,816
The Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly in the process of breaking from its heretofore relatively obscure enterprise applications (such as plant floor control and supply chain management) and going mainstream into the consumer space. More and more creative folks are interconnecting everyday products such as household items, mobile devices, appliances and cars, and unleashing new and imaginative scenarios. We are seeing a lot of excitement around applications in home automation, personal fitness, and in-car entertainment and this excitement will bleed into other areas. On the commercial side, m...
Mar. 6, 2015 01:30 AM EST Reads: 3,689
Disruptive macro trends in technology are impacting and dramatically changing the "art of the possible" relative to supply chain management practices through the innovative use of IoT, cloud, machine learning and Big Data to enable connected ecosystems of engagement. Enterprise informatics can now move beyond point solutions that merely monitor the past and implement integrated enterprise fabrics that enable end-to-end supply chain visibility to improve customer service delivery and optimize supplier management. Learn about enterprise architecture strategies for designing connected systems tha...
Mar. 6, 2015 12:30 AM EST Reads: 3,736
Dale Kim is the Director of Industry Solutions at MapR. His background includes a variety of technical and management roles at information technology companies. While his experience includes work with relational databases, much of his career pertains to non-relational data in the areas of search, content management, and NoSQL, and includes senior roles in technical marketing, sales engineering, and support engineering. Dale holds an MBA from Santa Clara University, and a BA in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.
Mar. 6, 2015 12:15 AM EST Reads: 3,917
Wearable devices have come of age. The primary applications of wearables so far have been "the Quantified Self" or the tracking of one's fitness and health status. We propose the evolution of wearables into social and emotional communication devices. Our BE(tm) sensor uses light to visualize the skin conductance response. Our sensors are very inexpensive and can be massively distributed to audiences or groups of any size, in order to gauge reactions to performances, video, or any kind of presentation. In her session at @ThingsExpo, Jocelyn Scheirer, CEO & Founder of Bionolux, will discuss ho...
Mar. 6, 2015 12:00 AM EST Reads: 3,171
The cloud is now a fact of life but generating recurring revenues that are driven by solutions and services on a consumption model have been hard to implement, until now. In their session at 16th Cloud Expo, Ermanno Bonifazi, CEO & Founder of Solgenia, and Ian Khan, Global Strategic Positioning & Brand Manager at Solgenia, will discuss how a top European telco has leveraged the innovative recurring revenue generating capability of the consumption cloud to enable a unique cloud monetization model to drive results.
Mar. 5, 2015 08:00 PM EST Reads: 1,969